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Their Story We met at Mike’s Place where Dan was a line cook and I was a waitress. We continued to date while we both attended KSU. We were married the year after we graduated. The Proposal and Marriage We were married in October and because I love Front campus in the Fall, that’s where we had the majority of our wedding day photos done.  How Erin and Daniel Remain Connected to Kent State We both became lifetime alumni members and we continue to live in Kent. ...

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Their Story I was hired by my future wife to DJ a Punk Party at Prentice Hall. I was a Telecomm major and a DJ of some ill-repute working Thursday's Rockn' Roll night at the Crazy Horse and doing side jobs whenever I could liberate the sound gear from the audio room in the Music & Speech building without permission. (This is between us, right?) Unbeknownst to me, I was referred to the (former) Teresa Blubaugh by her matchmaking RA (Sharon Ivansic) who was a fellow Telecomm major of mine. When I was setting up for the party, my future wife offered me a beer which I declined claiming I was ...

Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Their Story We met through AFROTC. Married for 15 years now and many duty stations later. Ali (Vinci) Morgan ’03 and Dan Morgan ’04. ...

Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Their Story Although we later met during a clinical rotation in the college of nursing we first noticed each other the summer after freshman year while working on campus. Adam as a tour guide and Amanda for the Pass program. Every afternoon Amanda would walk across Rizman Plaza towards the end of Adam’s first tour where they would cross paths everyday. Although this was where we first noticed each other it wasn’t until the following semester that we formally met during a clinical rotation. We did not start dating until after graduation and 9 years later Adam proposed at Rizman plaza where the...

Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Their Story Kile and I met in Lake Hall. I was one of the RAs and he was a resident. We started hanging out through hall events and eventually began to spend more and more time together. The more time we spent together the more we just clicked. He was like the male version of me and I was always amazed how he could always tell what I was thinking even if I didn’t know myself. We have been together for 3 years now.  The Proposal and Marriage Kile proposed to Casey on October 17, 2020 on the ‘K’ in Risman Plaza. Kile invited all of Casey’s friends to be there and one of them even got dro...

Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Their Story Met the fall of 1989 on campus through mutual friends. Our first date was at Kent Cinemas. Got married in August of 1992. 29 years and 2 kids later, we're still happily married and go back to campus every chance we have. The campus has changed so much since we first met but is a great place to visit. The Proposal and Marriage Proposed marriage a few months after gradution in the fall of 1991. Then married in the summer of 1992. How Randy and Elizabeth Remain Connected to Kent State We have friends and family near Kent and go back to visit often. ...

Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Their Story We met in a history class at Kent State. But it was long after that class that we got together. He had already graduated, I was in my last year to finish my bachelors degree in Finance. We moved to the East Coast in 2000. And have been together for 23 years, married 19. I am proud of my education and my degree and the success I’ve had in my career. But Jim is the very best thing that happened to me at KSU. For what I have learned about myself in loving him has been the most valuable and treasured lessons of my life. Thank you KSU because of you I met The LOVE of my life! The Prop...

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Their Story I was moving into Tri Towers in August 1987 for Freshman week and my first year at Kent. My major was Flight Technology. I was in my room putting things away when my mom came up with more items and along with her was Scott, a Junior Flight Technology major and brand new Flight Instructor, helping to bring some of my items. He was a KIC Greeter helping people move in. It was at this time that we discovered that we were both Flight majors. And would subsequently discover that he was also going to be the instructor of my University Orientation class! We started going out about a mont...

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Their Story Darcy and I met in the MACC Annex in August 1998, I was an incoming graduate assistant for Intramural Sports and she was an undergraduate student working for Recreational Services. We started dating in September 1998. We have two wonderful boys and built our life at Kent State where I started working full-time for Recreational Services after graduation in May 2000. We are coming up on our twentieth wedding anniversary this June.  The Proposal and Marriage Our first trip to visit my family in Pensacola, Florida in May 1999. She was asleep the day after we arrived because of ...

Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Their Story I met my husband fall 1992. We both lived in Terrace Hall. (Which isn’t even a dorm anymore!) I am a 1997 graduate of the KSU BSN program. We married the fall of 1997. I am proud to say my youngest has been taking college credit courses her junior and senior year of high school at KSU Stark. She will be attending KSU main campus this fall to pursue her degree in Psychology with a minor in Forensic Anthropology. I am so excited for her to have an amazing experience at Kent!  The Proposal and Marriage We got engaged while I was in nursing school, but waited to get married unt...